Dr. Alex Solodyna is a Clinical Psychologist specializes in motivational interviewing, several treatments for PTSD, exposure with response/ritual prevention, and dialectical behavior therapy. He is well versed in treating children, adolescents, and adults. In addition to his work with BCSC, Dr. Solodyna is Lecturer, Part-Time in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School; a Clinical Associate at McLean Hospital; and, Adjunct Instructor in the College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University. Formerly, Dr. Solodyna was a clinical psychologist, family therapist, and group therapist at McLean Hospital’s Obsessive Compulsive Disorders Institute and a Psychology Consultant to Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital, where he trained and supervised graduate-level trainees in the administration and development of individualized cognitive enhancement and restructuring therapies.
Dr. Solodyna received a Master of Arts degree in Counseling (marriage and family therapy) from Santa Clara University before earning his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. He completed his predoctoral psychology internship at Lexington High School’s Special Education Department and Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital (formerly Worcester State Hospital). Dr. Solodyna completed his postdoctoral fellowship in clinical community mental health and substance abuse at Seven Hills Behavioral Health and in neuropsychological assessment at Metrowest Neuropsychology, LLC.
Dr. Solodyna is licensed as a psychologist and health service provider by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He is an expert in motivational interviewing and a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers. He is especially interested in the implementation of scientifically valid treatments in systems, the transdiagnostic treatment of mental disorders, and teaching providers and trainees how to facilitate behavior change while maintaining a strong therapeutic relationship.